Encapalooza II


Dates: March 28th – 30th, 2023

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Plaza Hotel and Casino
1 N Main St
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Topics: How to grow your commercial carpet cleaning business, VLM 101, Residential low moisture cleaning, RexPro Hard Surface Sealing System, Stone Pro Granite Countertop Cleaning, Rug and Carpet Dye Overview, Digital Marketing Sessions and more!

Networking Dinner *
Juan's Flaming Fajita
9640 W Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89147

Time? TBA




ENCAPALOOZA II ! MARCH 28th – 30th, 2023 – JOIN US!





Encapalooza II will be held at the Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The event will include education, discussion, hands-on activities and lots of networking. This will great opportunity for those new to cleaning as well as veteran cleaners wanting to grow and expand revenue and service offerings. 

Please read below for agenda, event pricing and more. We have limited seating for this event and we sold out quickly last year. We will be providing lunch for two days as well as a networking dinner (limited seating for the dinner, so please reserve your seats!). Take advantage of early sign-up savings and hotel room rate discounts! Please feel free to email or contact us if you have any questions! 


Steve Pike – Learn the ins and outs of commercial cleaning from an extremely successful hospitality focused cleaner. This will include pricing, how to scale based on the size of your operation, getting the accounts and more. This will be more interactive than last year with tons of information shared. The goal this year is to help you develop a blueprint and install both the confidence and structure needed to go get the work!

Erik Olson and Damon Williams – Introduction to VLM – What the machines do, how the pads work, chems, various processes and more are covered along with your questions answered. Erik started his now multi-truck operation with VLM ‘only’ for several years. Though he’s added multiple tools since then, his core process remains low moisture cleaning. We’ll both be providing lots of insight that will be useful to new cleaners, cleaners new to VLM and everyone in between!

Katie Harris – Katie is a founding partner of Spot on Solutions, a digital marketing company based in Idaho Falls, ID. Spot on Solutions primarily focuses on the home trades space including cleaning and restoration. Katie will be discussing how to better utilize your FB ad campaigns, how to maximize customer data, navigating Google Guarantee, the impact of ChatGPT and more. Katie has lots of knowledge on SEO/SEM/PPC and how to make your phone ring! This will be a great conversation.

Scott Gwilliam – Scott “The Rug Nerd” owns and operates Rug Worx based in Phoenix, AZ. In fact, rugs is all the nerd does these days. However, he has had many years experience in all things cleaning including low moisture. Scott is going to give a 101 rug course with a focus on in-home cleaning – what can and can’t be done, basic id’ing of rugs, when to sub to a rug plant and how to price for your services.

Issa Hoker – The diva of dye, Issa will be offering a 101 overview of the profitable carpet and rug dye service. You’ll learn the tools needed, pricing, shortcuts, dye apps, fiber ID and more! Many wonder if this is a service they want to offer. Issa will give you the insight needed to help you decide!


Hotel Cleaning – Steve Pike and Branden Joynt will walk you through the hotel cleaning process. This will include guest prep, equipment used, set-up procedue and the actual cleaning itself. People always ask how the process works. Steve will show you not only how to clean rooms and hallways, but how to do so while maximizing profit.

Residential VLM – Erik and I will head up the low moisture resi process. We’ll have plenty of machines and dirty carpet on hand. Stains, pet odor, traffic lanes, pricing models and more will be covered. You’ll be able (and encouraged) to ask questions, run various pads and everything else needed to get you comfortable with the process!

RexPro Tile SealingTravis and Steve will be cleaning and sealing restroom tile in a large space. So many have asked about this largely untapped market and how it works. You’ll learn the process first hand with live, interactive demonstrations. This will also include how to sell the service, the critical importance of pricing and more!

Understanding Stone – The team at Stone Pro will be joining us as they demonstrate how to clean and seal granite countertops. Learn this simple, money making add-on service from one of the most respected manufacturers in the stone cleaning and restoration space. We’ll also have a Q & A with the Stone Pro team where we discuss stone cleaning, polishing, honing and more. This will be a great session for those considering diving into the world of stone care.

The Cleaning Corral! This was very popular last year. Get your hands on Swirly machines, the Cimex, TOPS, Orbot and more! Talk shop, process and ask questions during this cleaning free-for-all!

*Agenda may be subject to change.




Deluxe King – $33 (Mon, Tues March 27th and 28th) and $39.00 (Wed March 29th)*

Luxe King – $60.00 (Mon, Tues March 27th and 28th) and $66.00 (Wed, March 29th)*

1 Bedroom Suite – $110.00 (Mon, Tues March 27th and 28th) and $115.00 (Wed, March 29th)*

Call the Plaza to reserve your room – 800-634-6575 USE RATE CODE SENCAPS

Or book online at

*Does not include sales tax or resort fees

Buffet deli lunch will be provided on the 28th and 29th. Encapstore will be hosting a networking dinner at Juan’s Flaming Fajitas on the 28th (limited seating, please reserve!)

Hope to see you in March!


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